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May 13, 2003 - 5:58pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
National Tourism Week is in full swing, and Muskingum County is ready to welcome even more visitors! Tuesday night the Chamber of Commerce is hosting a celebrity Servers night at Golden Corral from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. On Sunday the Chamber will host the 11th annual Spotlight on Tourism Event. Over 40 different vendors and exhibitors will be available for residents to plan fun, family outings. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Welcome Center.
May 13, 2003 - 7:33am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident. It happened Monday on state route 146 and involved two vehicles. Investigators say the crash occurred in front of the Duke and Dutchess gas station on state route 146. Troopers say 22-year-old Justine Hershberger of Nashport was killed in the accident. The other driver, 25-year-old Paul Kellet of Zanesville was not injured. The highway patrol says the accident remains under investigation.
May 13, 2003 - 7:26am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s department will soon have a new building to call home. Earlier this year the County Commissioners began looking for property large enough to house the entire Sheriff’s department. They chose the Danny James property at 1370 Adamsville Road, but had to wait for E-P-A approval of the property to move forward. Commissioner Ed Kenily says they commissioners actually purchased more land than previously planned. In all the cost of the property is 875-thousand...
May 13, 2003 - 7:20am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Chandlersville water project is moving forward. The Muskingum County Commissioner announced that they have accepted a bid for the project from James And Sons for 1,350,000 dollars. Commissioner Don Madden says the residents in the Chandlersville area have been in desperate need of water for over 30 years and now it will become a reality. There are still several steps that need to happen before the project will begin, but once the contractor receives notice to proceed it will take about...
May 13, 2003 - 7:17am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Commissioners announced this week that the local health department is going to ask area voters for help with its money problems. The decision has been made to place a one-mill levy on the November ballot. Last week health department officials announced that state funding cuts and increase costs would means layoffs and service cuts.
May 12, 2003 - 10:44pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A home set to be demolished later this week as part of the Greenwood Revitalization Project went up in flames Monday afternoon. The home, located at 990 Greenwood Avenue, and its east side neighbor both caught fire. According to Assistant Fire Chief Bruce Burley, the fire was intentionally set in the upstairs bedroom. No one was injured in the fire, which took about ten minutes to extinguish. The abandoned home, and its west side neighbor were both demolished Monday evening to make sure the...
May 12, 2003 - 6:20pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A Zanesville woman is a winner thanks to the Ohio Lottery Cash Explosion game. Kelly Montgomery says she sent in her cash explosion entry ticket and out of over two thousand entries her name was pulled. Montgomery had the opportunity to play on the cash explosion television show Saturday night and that’s when the money started rolling in. She went into the game with low expectations and left with a great outcome. Next Saturday at 7:30 p.m. she will get to test her abilities once again, only...
May 11, 2003 - 11:46pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Columbus fire officials acknowledge it may take a while to get the big break needed in the investigation of an arson fire that killed five college student last month. Fire officials say they know how the fire was set at the rooming house near the Ohio State University campus. They are continuing to knock on doors for tips. The reward fund for information has grown to more than $34,000.
May 11, 2003 - 11:44pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
On Monday, May 12th Military Road will be closed from Kearns Road to Fairway Lane for roadside maintenance and culvert replacement. The Muskingum County Highway Department reminds travelers to plan accordingly and allow more time to reach their destination if necessary.
May 11, 2003 - 11:44pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Due to the inclement weather, your local letter carrier will be picking up donated canned food items Monday, May12th for the Operation Feed Campaign. If you did not have a chance to donate on Saturday, you can still give to the food pantries. Leave you non-perishable food items by your mailbox for pickup.
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